Luxury Polar/Grizzly Bear Tour

11 Nights/12 Days

AsktheTraveller

Over 20 years of Travel  Experience

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Trip highlights

  • Tundra Buggy

  • Hudson Bay

  • Polar Bears

  • Grizzly Bears

  • Kayaking

  • Hiking

  • Vancouver

  • Dog-sledding

  • Campbell river

  • Expert Guides

  • Churchill

Day 1

Arrive Vancouver, Canada

 

Welcome to Canada!

 

Due to your evening arrival you might want to just relax and watch the world go by at your airport hotel. Your adventure starts in the morning, but why not make the most of the live entertainment in the Jet Side Bar.


Overnight in Vancouver :

Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel

Day 2

Fly to Campbell River

This morning, fly to Campbell River and check in to your hotel. The remainder of the day is yours to explore the “Salmon Fishing Capital of the World”.

 

Today is the day to make sure you have all your camera film, memory cards, and batteries ready to go for your adventure tomorrow.


Overnight in Campbell River :

Comfort Inn Suites

Day 3 - 4

Up Close with Grizzly Bears / Knight Inlet Lodge

Get ready to begin an exciting few days of grizzly bear tours, adventure, and relaxing (of course!) The flight heading for Knight Inlet Lodge takes roughly 30 minutes. Spend the rest of the day participating in one of several activities available at the lodge, including kayaking, hiking, and wildlife viewing or spend the day on a grizzly bear tour.

On the 2nd day your grizzly bear viewing at the rustic Knight Inlet Lodge continues. Relax in the vast west coast wilderness, choose a lodge activity, or go grizzly bear viewing accompanied by an experienced guide. The choices are limitless!

2 nights in Glendale Cove (Knight Inlet) :

Knight Inlet Lodge

Day 5 - 6

Knight Inlet Lodge/Campbell River to Vancouver

Get up early to soak in the fresh wilderness air, perhaps spotting a grazing deer or two as you enjoy your coffee. Today you fly back to Campbell River, and then onwards to Vancouver. Spend the rest of the day enjoying the sights and sounds of the city. Overnight in Vancouver.

On your next day, spend the day relaxing in Vancouver. Ask us about booking a sightseeing tour for you - walking tours, bike tours, food tours, and nature tours are available to suit all interests. Alternately, simply stroll the sea wall and sip coffee at English Bay, to admire the beautiful harbour views, framed by snowy coastal mountains.

2 nights in Vancouver :

Sutton Place Hotel

Day 7

Vancouver to Winnipeg

Spend a leisurely morning in our beautiful West Coast city, before boarding a flight to Winnipeg. Meet your group and guide this evening at your Winnipeg hotel, before your Polar bear adventure begins early tomorrow morning.

Overnight in Winnipeg :

Sheraton Winnipeg Airport Hotel

Day 8 - 10

Winnipeg to Churchill/Encounters with Polar Bears

Today is the day you head north Churchill is located on the western edge of Hudson Bay. A guided tour of town and a visit to the Eskimo Museum gives you a complete introduction northern life and culture.

Get almost nose-to-nose with one of the most feared predators in the world. Luckily you will be safe and comfortable in your ‘Tundra Buggy’. With an expert guide and the convenience of small groups your experience will be truly memorable.

3 nights in Churchill :

Tundra Inn (or similar)

Day 11

Dog-sledding adventure then back to Winnipeg

Learn more about the way of the north, as you meet a professional dog sled guide today. Enjoy a thrilling ride as you mush your own team - a true Canadian adventure!

 

Take an afternoon flight back to Winnipeg for the last night of your holiday.  

 

Overnight in Winnipeg :

Sheraton Winnipeg Airport Hotel

Day 12

Depart Winnipeg

The sad day to bid farewell to Canada and your incredible holiday to view the Grizzly and Polar Bears in their natural environment.

Note: The order of events will vary at the discretion of your guides - based on their expert knowledge of wildlife behavior at the time and their desire to give you the best experience possible.

Check-in and take your flights back home

Trip details

Price from £ 7012  Per person based on twin share basis

With Economy international flights from

 £ 7795 per person

Price includes

  • Accomodation as per itinerary

  • Room only basis unless otherwise shown below

  • All meals while in Churchill

  • All meals at Knight Inlet lodge (B/L/D)

  • Experiences at knight Inlet lodge

  • Experiences in Churchill

  • light air transport from Winnipeg and Churchill

  • float plane transfers

  • transfers to and from airports

  • ATOL protection (When taking international flights)

Additional Extra's

  • International & Domestic flights (Vancouver-Winnipeg)

  • Additional unscheduled shown excursions

  • Immunisations

  • Visa's

  • Personal travel insurance

  • local gratuaties